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Joanne Marie Lang

August 13, 1942 - August 22, 2012

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Joanne Marie Lang, age 70, of Cable, Wisconsin passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2012 in Cable at her daughter's home.
Joanne was born August 13, 1942 in Ashland, WI the daughter of Frank and Jennie Prohovnik. She was raised in Cable, WI and graduated from high school there. On August 19, 1961 she was joined in marriage to Robert Lang at the St. Ann Catholic Church in Cable. She was a homemaker and very busy raising her four children. She became Town Treasurer for the Cable Township at the age of 30 and she was...

Joanne Marie Lang, age 70, of Cable, Wisconsin passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2012 in Cable at her daughter's home.
Joanne was born August 13, 1942 in Ashland, WI the daughter of Frank and Jennie Prohovnik. She was raised in Cable, WI and graduated from high school there. On August 19, 1961 she was joined in marriage to Robert Lang at the St. Ann Catholic Church in Cable. She was a homemaker and very busy raising her four children. She became Town Treasurer for the Cable Township at the age of 30 and she was still serving in that role at the present time. Joanne worked at the Madeline Island Post Office for more than 10 years and also filled in at other post office locations throughout the area. She retired from the Post Office in 2007. Joanne was also the sexton of the Greenwood Cemetery for several decades until present. She enjoyed flower gardening, going to the casino and meeting her friends weekday mornings at the Cable Café and her family on Sunday mornings at R Place. She was a member of the St. Ann Catholic Church in Cable.
Joanne is survived by her four children, Bobby (Lori) Lang, John Lang, Carrie (Patrick) Cherney, Sandy Lang, all of Cable, WI; five grandchildren, John, Jena, Sara, Jessie (Travis), Mandi (Matt); two great grandchildren, Gage and Ian; and several nieces, nephews and in-laws.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Robert.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 25, at St. Ann Catholic Church in Cable with Father Phil Juza officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at the church. Interment will be in the St. Ann Catholic Cemetery in Cable, WI.

Casket bearers will be Bobby Lang, John Lang, Don Monson, Richard Monson, Jim Kinzie and Ron Wittwer.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Hayward Regional Hospice, 15910W Company Lake Road, Hayward, WI 54843.